Picking Bathtubs for Small Bathrooms

Posted on July 19, 2019

Most homes have two or more bathrooms and you may have a smaller bathroom that you want to renovate. However, bathroom remodeling is a bit different when it comes to smaller areas. It cases like these, you may have to settle for a smaller bath tub.

A typical full sized bathtub will be about 5 feet long. While this is okay for most bathrooms, smaller ones might not be able to accommodate a full sized tub. In this case, your bathroom remodeling plans may have to be modified a bit.

People tend to shy away from smaller bathtubs because of the misconception that they are not as comfortable as their full sized brothers. While it is true that you might not be able to stretch your legs to the fullest, a smaller bathtub is often deeper than a full length bathtub. This means that you will be able to submerge your entire body in water. The added depth will provide relief and relaxation that you might not be able to get with a bigger tub. In fact, this type of bathtub is very popular in countries like Korea and Japan where people invest in tubs often even if space is at a premium.

While diminutive in stature, smaller tubs come in a wide variety of styles, colors and materials. This means that you will be able to find a tub that will suit your small bathroom regarding of wall color or tiling scheme. Smaller tubs also come with a host of different features. Some have doors that swing open so that you can simply walk in from the side. This is perfect for people with disabilities. Some also come with whirlpool jets that help sooth aching muscles. Even if your bathroom is small, your bathroom remodeling project can still be a success with a small bath tub.

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